The immunostimulatory effects of Chevimmun on the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Christopher John Secombes

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Abstract

The immunostimulatory effects of intraperitoneally injected Chevimmun, a fixed combination herbal product, was investigated in the rainbow trout. Administration of a 75% Chevimmun preparation resulted in significantly enhanced leucocyte migration (p<0.05), phagocytosis (p<0.001) and respiratory burst activity (p<0.001) in the peritoneal cavity Antiprotease activity was also significantly elevated at 2 (p<0.001) and 7 days (p<0.05) post-injection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-51
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Volume23
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • SALMO-SALAR L
  • ATLANTIC SALMON
  • PERITONEAL
  • CELLS
  • FISH

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